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University of Scranton

Scranton, PA
#8

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The University of Scranton, situated on 58 urban acres in Scranton, Pennsylvania, was founded in 1888. Rooted in the Jesuit Catholic tradition, the school offers 61 undergraduate programs, 45 minors, 25 master's degree programs and a Doctor of Physical Therapy program. Every year, Scranton selects about 50 of the most qualified freshmen to join the Special Jesuit Liberal Arts Honors Program.

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Quick Facts


800 Linden Street
Scranton, PA 18510-4694

2013-2014 Tuition

$38,754 Tuition and Fees

Students

4041 undergraduate students
45% male / 55% female

Admission

March 1 application deadline
68.8% accepted

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Summary


School Details

Institutional Control: private
Year Founded: 1888

Programs Offered

associate degree, bachelor's degree, certificate, master's degree, post-bachelor's certificate, post-master's certificate

Majors Offered

Information Science/Studies, Computer Science, Special Education and Teaching, General, Elementary Education and Teaching, Secondary Education and Teaching, Early Childhood Education and Teaching, Computer Engineering, General, Electrical and Electronics Engineering, Engineering/Industrial Management, German Language and Literature, French Language and Literature, Spanish Language and Literature, Classics and Classical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General, Ancient/Classical Greek Language and Literature, Latin Language and Literature, Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, Other, Adult Development and Aging, Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies, Biology/Biological Sciences, General, Biochemistry, Biophysics, Biochemistry, Biophysics and Molecular Biology, Other, Biostatistics, Mathematics, General, Kinesiology and Exercise Science, Philosophy, Religion/Religious Studies, Chemistry, General, Chemistry, Other, Physics, General, Psychology, General, Criminal Justice/Safety Studies, Forensic Science and Technology, Economics, General, International Relations and Affairs, Political Science and Government, General, Sociology, Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General, Clinical Laboratory Science/Medical Technology/Technologist, Public Health Education and Promotion, Vocational Rehabilitation Counseling/Counselor, Health Professions and Related Clinical Sciences, Other, Business Administration and Management, General, Operations Management and Supervision, E-Commerce/Electronic Commerce, Accounting, Finance, General, Human Resources Management/Personnel Administration, General, International Business/Trade/Commerce, Marketing/Marketing Management, General, History, General, Speech Communication and Rhetoric, Digital Communication and Media/Multimedia

Minors Offered

Information Science/Studies, Computer Science, Educational Leadership and Administration, General, German Language and Literature, French Language and Literature, Spanish Language and Literature, Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, Other, English Language and Literature, General, Biology/Biological Sciences, General, Mathematics, General, Philosophy, Religion/Religious Studies, Chemistry, General, Physics, General, Psychology, General, Criminal Justice/Safety Studies, Social Work, Economics, General, International Relations and Affairs, Political Science and Government, General, Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General, Health/Health Care Administration/Management, Business Administration and Management, General, Accounting, Accounting Technology/Technician and Bookkeeping, Finance, General, Human Resources Management/Personnel Administration, General, Management Science, Communication and Media Studies

General Student Body Information

Total number of undergraduates: 4,041
Total number of degree-seeking full-time undergraduates: 3,820
Total number of degree-seeking part-time undergraduates: 107
Percent of male undergraduates: 45%
Percent of female undergraduates: 55%
Percent of international undergraduates: 0.4%

Student Services

Basic services offered: nonremedial tutoring, women's center, placement service, health service, health insurance
Remedial learning services offered: writing
Counseling services offered: academic, career, minority student, older student, personal, psychological, religious
Campus safety and security services offered: 24-hour foot and vehicle patrols; Late night transport/escort service; 24-hour emergency telephones; Lighted pathways/sidewalks; Student patrols; Controlled dormitory access (key, security card, etc)

Activities

Student activities offered: choral groups, concert band, dance, drama/theater, jazz band, literary magazine, music ensembles, musical theater, radio station, student government, student newspaper, symphony orchestra, television station, yearbook

Sports

Intercollegiate non-scholarship sports offered for men: baseball, basketball, cross country, golf, lacrosse, soccer, swimming, tennis, wrestling
Intercollegiate non-scholarship sports offered for women: basketball, cross country, field hockey, lacrosse, soccer, softball, swimming, tennis, volleyball

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